Elizabeth Tupper

ABOUT

Elizabeth is a registered psychologist and clinical registrar with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Elizabeth’s therapeutic work is informed by a career that has encompassed working as an executive, in the creative industries, the education sector, and as an economist. She brings a broad range of life and work experience to her practice. 


Elizabeth is interested in working with adults across the lifespan presenting with a range of issues, including: 

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress, including executive and workplace stress
  • Disruptions to sleep
  • Persistent (Chronic) Pain Management
  • Grief and Loss
  • Adjustment difficulties, including those related to physical illness and aging
  • Self-Esteem
  • Anger
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Interpersonal/social difficulties 


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master of Psychology (Clinical) from the University of Melbourne
  • Qualifications in Economics and Visual Arts from the Australian National University


THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES 

Adopting a holistic approach to her practice, Elizabeth draws on a range of therapies best suited to the individual needs of the client. The therapeutic relationship is central to her work, and she establishes a safe, compassionate and client-centred approach. Her speciality lies in building resilience and insight for her clients, as they meet the challenge of becoming more acquainted with their emotional and psycho-social experience.

Elizabeth predominantly utilises the following evidence-based therapies:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) including Trauma-Focussed Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Techniques
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  •  Motivational Interviewing


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Registered Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) 
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Member of the Australian Clinical Psychological Association (ACPA)

Elizabeth Tupper at Cova Psychology
Elizabeth Tupper at Cova Psychology